Navigation Links
Mammograms Can Save Lives of Women in Their 40s: Study
Date:2/22/2012

By Kathleen Doheny
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancers in women aged 40 to 49 that are diagnosed by mammograms have a better prognosis than those detected by doctors or the women themselves, a new study indicates.

"They have an earlier diagnosis, earlier stage, better prognosis," said study author Judith Malmgren, an affiliated professor of epidemiology at the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine. She is also president of HealthStat Consulting Inc. in Seattle.

The new study, like previous ones, re-ignites the ongoing debate about the best age to start routine mammograms and the best screening interval. It appears in the March issue of the journal Radiology.

In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued mammogram recommendations. It recommends women aged 50 to 74 who are at average risk for breast cancer have a mammogram done every two years. It also suggests that women aged 40 to 49 at average risk discuss the pros and cons with their doctors and decide on an individual basis if and when to start screening.

Meanwhile, other organizations, including the American Cancer Society, recommend women begin mammograms at age 40 and continue to have them annually.

Malmgren and her colleagues evaluated nearly 2,000 women who had breast cancer. All were aged 40 to 49 when they were treated between 1990 and 2008.

The researchers looked at the method of diagnosis, whether by mammogram or if the cancer was found by the doctor or the woman. They also took these into account: the cancer's stage at diagnosis; type of treatment; annual follow-up; recurrence; and survival.

Over the 18-year period, the number of breast cancers diagnosed at very early stages increased 66 percent, while the number of more advanced cancers (stage 3) decreased by 66 percent.

Those whose cancers were detected by mammogram rose from
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Survey Finds Access to Mammograms Declining for Women Under Age 50
2. Access to Mammograms Drops After Guidelines Change
3. 89 Women Celebrate Mardi Gras with Mammograms
4. Mammograms May Not Boost Survival, Danish Study Suggests
5. Physicians who interpret mammograms may benefit from additional training
6. For Younger Women, Mammograms Not Too Effective: Study
7. Screening mammograms in younger women have low accuracy and detect few cancers
8. Mammograms Cut Breast Cancer Death Rates, But Only Modestly: Study
9. Mammograms Save Lives for Women in Their 40s, Study Says
10. Latest Findings Back Mammograms for Women in Their 40s
11. Cancer Risk From Radiation of Mammograms Is Slight: Study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Mammograms Can Save Lives of Women in Their 40s: Study
(Date:12/25/2014)... York (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 Thousands ... to move forward in a number of multidistrict litigations ... West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to an ... scheduled to convene a Joint Status Conference in all ... a.m. Parties have been directed to submit a proposed ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 ... comes to outstanding customer service and affordable quality regarding ... metropolitan area announces recognition in 2014 by the “Queen ... and Sons has earned an impressive reputation over the ... pricing on a wide range of contractor services for ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... December 25, 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, a famous ... of prom dresses under $150 . All these items are ... company’s website has already been updated with the new range ... been ordered so far. All iFitDress.com’s designs are made according ... on using great materials. Every outfit from the company is ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Today, UWDress.com, the famous women’s dress supplier, has presented its ... site-wide wedding gown promotion. , For those who ... unexpected way, the collection should be a great choice. The ... and they are available with custom service. , Now, all ... up to 75% off; most of them come in hot ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 23, 2014 ... sex for one year will be allowed to donate blood in ... a 31-year ban on donations from men who have sex with ... intention to release a new draft guidance in early 2015 that ... The FDA is changing its policy based on data from ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Recognition In 2014 By The “Queen Of Clean” For Impressive Contractor Services In Arizona 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Recognition In 2014 By The “Queen Of Clean” For Impressive Contractor Services In Arizona 3Health News:Many Prom Dresses under 150 from Well-known Dress Manufacturer iFitDress.com 2Health News:Buy Cheap Long Sleeve Wedding Gowns At UWDress.com 2Health News:FDA to Lift Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men 2Health News:FDA to Lift Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men 3
... Ellex Medical Lasers,Limited (ASX: ELX) today announced another ... of a direct sales channel in Germany -- ... the European Society of Cataract and,Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) ... will focus initially on sales of Ellex laser ...
... Bail-out from Family Members to Pay for ... Medical Bills, 30% of Consumers Receiving Care for a Critical ... ... women to,use credit cards to pay for major medical recovery expenses and both sexes,largely agree ...
... If a stressful day at,work finds you lunging ... of ice cream, you,re,not alone. Millions of Americans ... with The Vitamin Code(TM) Perfect Weight multivitamin (, ... with human,clinical research demonstrating its ability to help ...
... virtual shopping, www.personalcaredeals.com was recently launched to the online ... of their needs for those pampering moments. Pampering one,s self ... , ... (PRWEB) September 10, 2008 -- Premised upon ...
... publisher of online health information since ... [website for expectant parents, parents, ... birth to adolescence] to provide important ... website contains physician-developed and -monitored information ...
... September 10 ,Essilor is pursuing its growth strategy ... in Omega Optix. The company is a leading,operator ... prescription,laboratories generate total revenue of more than EUR10 ... viability of a recognized market,player, the acquisition will ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Ellex Commences Direct Sales in Germany 2Health News:Guardian Survey: Men are Twice as Likely as Women to Use Credit Cards to Pay for Major Health Expenses 2Health News:Guardian Survey: Men are Twice as Likely as Women to Use Credit Cards to Pay for Major Health Expenses 3Health News:Guardian Survey: Men are Twice as Likely as Women to Use Credit Cards to Pay for Major Health Expenses 4Health News:Guardian Survey: Men are Twice as Likely as Women to Use Credit Cards to Pay for Major Health Expenses 5Health News:Guardian Survey: Men are Twice as Likely as Women to Use Credit Cards to Pay for Major Health Expenses 6Health News:Stress-Related and Emotional Eating Can Be Curbed With the Vitamin Code(TM) Perfect Weight Formula 2Health News:Stress-Related and Emotional Eating Can Be Curbed With the Vitamin Code(TM) Perfect Weight Formula 3Health News:A One-Stop Online Shop For Personal Pampering Needs 2Health News:A One-Stop Online Shop For Personal Pampering Needs 3Health News:Pediatrichealthchannel.com - New Site for Parents Seeking Answers to Children's Health Questions 2Health News:Pediatrichealthchannel.com - New Site for Parents Seeking Answers to Children's Health Questions 3
(Date:12/24/2014)... Ohio , Dec. 23, 2014   ... treatment decision support to healthcare providers for behavioral ... it has secured $30 million in equity financing ... Virginia C. Drosos , President and Chief Executive ... clinical adoption and development of Assurex Health,s ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... RALEIGH, N.C. , Dec. 23, 2014 ... plc (NASDAQ: ENDP ) (TSX: ENL), and ... announced today that they have submitted a New Drug ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Buprenorphine HCl Buccal ... severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h3xm6q/us ) ... Blood Glucose Market" report to their offering. ... market insight focuses on the developments in the self-monitoring ... . Reimbursement analysis and the effects of competitive ... than 73 SMBG meters have been performed, based on ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 2Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 3Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 4Endo Pharmaceuticals and BioDelivery Sciences Announce NDA Submission for Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film for the Management of Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain 2Endo Pharmaceuticals and BioDelivery Sciences Announce NDA Submission for Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film for the Management of Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain 3Endo Pharmaceuticals and BioDelivery Sciences Announce NDA Submission for Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film for the Management of Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain 4Endo Pharmaceuticals and BioDelivery Sciences Announce NDA Submission for Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film for the Management of Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain 5US Self-monitoring Blood Glucose Market 2
The care package includes a spare motor, fuse, Spare Fluorescent Bulb, additional Vibratome Feather Blades, Specimen Adhesive, Specimen Mounting Blocks, and a Specimen Tray....
... (10 to 12) brain slices to be ... maintaining excellent viability. A mixture of 95% ... This initiates a circular flow and oxygen ... Slices remain viable for hours while awaiting ...
... provides a convenient reservoir of cooling water for the ... extended period of time or in a location which ... the hot side of the thermoelectric heat pump. ... is adequate to run the 900R for up to ...
Punch set for Advanced Tissue Arrayer, 0.6 mm...
Medicine Products: